East Dunbartonshire company named Scottish exporter of the year

A pioneering manufacturer flying the flag for East Dunbartonshire and Scotland has scooped a dazzling double.

Satnam Ner with Grahame Smith. Fraser Band photography.

STUC elects its first Black President

At the 120th Congress in Aviemore, the STUC elected Satnam Ner from Prospect trade union as President. Satnam Ner, a Radiochemistry Manager at Babcock International Group and a long-serving member of the STUC Black Workers’ Committee and the General Council, will be the first Black President of the STUC.

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Gavins Mill, Fairtrade cafe and shop.

Fair Trade scheme is a roaring success

Business is booming at a recently-opened Fair Trade shop and cafe to such an extent that new volunteers are urgently needed.

Woolworths could be set for a return?

Woolworths set for shock return to the high street

Collapsed retailer Woolworths could be set to make a surprise return to the high street, according to reports.

Business Gateway seminars

A one-stop gateway to business success

East Dunbartonshire Business Gateway has unveiled its latest series of workshops to help businesses old and new.

Five-month monitoring delay

Five-month monitoring delay

East Dunbartonshire Council is to wait until September 
before undertaking 
“extensive monitoring” of Kirkintilloch’s shared space.

Road closure

Water works lead to road closure

Road users in Kirkintilloch are being warned that a road will be closed for at least a week due to Scottish Water upgrade works.

The National Lottery

Owner of £1million lottery ticket has just a month to claim prize

The clock really is ticking for a mystery local lottery winner who has just a month left to claim an Lotto Millionaire Raffle prize worth £1,000,000.

Cash is up for grabs

Recycle responsibly for a chance to win £500

Community groups, schools and good causes across East Dunbartonshire are being given the chance to each win £500 worth of vouchers to purchase new electrical products as part of an initiative to promote responsible recycling.

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Parking bays in Bearsden.

Parking appeal success is ‘just the ticket’

A resident who successfully appealed a town centre parking ticket is worried that others may have also been wrongly charged.

Council loses £500k on car parking measures

Council loses £500k on car parking measures

East Dunbartonshire Council made a loss of £500,000 on car parking last year, a new report has revealed.

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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

Pacitti Jones Will Aid Award

Where there’s a will there’s a charity way

A law firm with branches in Lenzie and Bishopbriggs has raised nearly £5,000 for charity after taking part in this year’s Will Aid.

Little Italy is NOT coming to Bearsden.

Little Italy is not coming to Bearsden

Despite rumours last week to the contrary - Little Italy is not moving into the former Aulds Bakers in Bearsden.

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Could Little Italy be heading to Bearsden?

Little Italy set to move in to former bakers?

Rumours are rife that a popular pizzeria is set to move into the former Aulds Bakers at 108 Drymen Road, in Bearsden.

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Photo Emma Mitchell 17.3.21
Westerhill Road, Bishopbriggs relief road

Anger over delays to new £6.5m relief road

Frustrated commuters are up in arms over delays to the opening of the new £6.5 million Bishopbriggs Relief Road.

The hall management committee

Crowdfunding will keep village hall fires burning

A crowdfunding appeal to help with repair work to Campsie Memorial Hall has nearly reached its target – in less than three weeks.

Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Scottish employers plan to cut jobs in the second quarter of this year, according to a new survey by workforce experts ManpowerGroup.

Asda is cutting prices at the pumps.

Asda cuts fuel prices by 2p per litre

Asda is cutting up to 2p per litre off fuel at its filling stations across the country.

The Killearn Hotel

Future of Killearn Hotel is in question

Almost 100 people have joined a facebook group called “Save the Black Bull” in a bid to save the Killearn Hotel building (formerly The Black Bull Hotel).

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